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Democratic Soldiers as Marginal Men: The Impact of Security-Cultural Transformations on the Military in Europe

  • Sabine Mannitz
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Part of the Schriftenreihe des Zentrums für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der Bundeswehr book series (SZMSB, volume 14)

Abstract

When the Chicago sociologist Robert Ezra Park conceptualized the “marginal man” in the 1920s (Park 1928), he focused his emerging theory of the relationship between identity and social order on the urban experiences of immigrants. Park regarded the immigrant as living in two different cultures and as struggling morally with an ambivalent division between the old and the new self.

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Security Policy Normative Concept Democratic State Civic Education Mutual Responsibility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabine Mannitz
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  1. 1.Peace Research Institute FrankfurtFrankfurt am MainGermany

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